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Teaching with the Brain in Mind, 2nd edition
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About This Book
When the first edition of Teaching with the Brain in Mind was published in 1998, it quickly became an ASCD best-seller, and it has gone on to inspire thousands of educators to apply brain research in their classroom teaching. Now, author Eric Jensen is back with a completely revised and updated edition of his classic work, featuring new research and practical strategies to enhance student comprehension and improve student achievement.
In easy to understand, engaging language, Jensen provides a basic orientation to the brain and its various systems and explains how they affect learning. After discussing what parents and educators can do to get children’s brains in good shape for school, Jensen goes on to explore topics such as motivation, critical thinking skills, optimal educational environments, emotions, and memory. He offers fascinating insights on a number of specific issues, including
Jensen’s repeated message to educators is simple: You have far more influence on students’ brains than you realize . . . and you have an obligation to take advantage of the incredible revelations that science is providing. The revised and updated edition of Teaching with the Brain in Mind helps you do just that.
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ERIC JENSEN is a former teacher and a current member of the Society for Neuroscience and New York Academy of Sciences. He has taught at all levels, from elementary through university. In 1981, Jensen cofounded SuperCamp, the nation's first and largest brain-compatible learning program, now with more than 50,000 graduates. He has written more than two dozen books on learning and the brain, including Brain-Based Learning, Arts with the Brain in Mind, and SuperTeaching.
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